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Title
Open Seminar with George Lipsitz, Part 1
Creator
George Lipsitz
Publication Information
The Drucker Institute
Contributing Institution
Claremont Colleges Library
Collection
Drucker Archives
Rights Information
For permission to use this item, contact The Drucker Institute, https://www.drucker.institute/about/drucker-archives/
Description
Part 1 of a video recording of an open seminar with George Lipsitz about culture and power. Lipsitz discusses social and economic inequality and culture produced by people who are often marginalized by cultural monopolies. He cites Dizzy Gillespie’s 1964 presidential campaign as an example of using satire and comedy to address serious social issues. A group discussion follows, in which Lipsitz discusses how labor movements go beyond class and encompass gender and race, how television advertisements segment audiences by promoting different products at different times to project a normative sense of time, and how high/low culture binaries confuse the ways in which culture functions. He notes that high culture music frequently promotes romantic fantasies about a pre-commercial past, but often has its own commercial values and concerns.
Type
moving image
Format
mp4
Identifier
dac02480
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/dac/id/7761
Language
English
Subject
Lipsitz, George
Cultural studies
Teaching
Teachers
Perry, Ivory
Lead poisoning
Consumer goods
Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993
African Americans
Political campaigns
Marxism and culture
Television
Advertising
Marketing
Music
Gender
Race
Poverty
Place
Claremont (Calif.)
Source
Original VHS: Drucker Archives; Open Seminar with George Lipsitz, Part 1, undated
Relation
Drucker Archives - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/dac

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